June 30, 2006

Jenkins picks Virginia, talks about his choice

Damascus (Md.) Good Counsel defensive tackle Nick Jenkins (6-foot-2, 282 pounds, 4.9 seconds) took another visit to Virginia today.

The four-star defensive tackle, who had over 35 offers, had visited Virginia in the spring but his mother was unable to make the trip. Today, Jenkins and his mother travelled to Charlottesville to speak with the staff and he left the grounds as commitment No. 11 in the 2007 class.

"I was excited about getting back down to Virginia and showing my mom why I thought Virginia was the school for me. The visit did not disappoint either of us and I left Charlottesville committed to play football for the University of Virginia," said Jenkins.

Jenkins and his mother met with head coach Al Groh this morning when they arrived.

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